18 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

18 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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18 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Anaheim
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Pack the 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip website .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. In April, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, admire all the interesting features of Twin Peaks, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Have a day of magic on the 25th (Thu) at Disneyland Park. Have a day of magic on the 26th (Fri) at Disney California Adventure Park. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Downtown Disney, experience the excitement of Star Wars Launch Bay, and have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip itinerary tool .

Fly from San Francisco to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Anaheim to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©

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